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Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching, CC 2/14

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Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum, PhD
Just Natural: Effortless Effort in Zen and Qigong, CC 2/15
A book reading with author Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum
in the City Center dining room

Friday, February 14, 2014
7:30 - 9 pm

Walking the Way affirms that, like yin and yang, the flowing spontaneity of Tao and the precise simplicity of Zen find perfect balance with one another. Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum brings the two traditions together in a unique presentation that elicits Zen insights from his fresh interpretation of verses from the perennial Taoist classic, the Tao Te Ching. Personal anecdotes from Rosenbaum's life will illustrate the dynamic potential of his approach, skillfully revealing Zen within the Tao and the Tao of Zen. This wisdom, when combined with a meditation practice, offers practical guidance for our day-to-day lives.

$10 suggested donation.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase in our bookstore. For this event, bookstore hours extend half an hour before and after the event (ie, 7 - 9:30pm). Members receive a 10% DISCOUNT. Please contact our bookstore for more information and hours (415.354.0397 or ).

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Robert Meikyo Rosenbaum, PhD
Robert Rosenbaum, PhD, Meikyo Onza (Clear Mirror Calm Sitting), began Zen practice in 1971 and received lay entrustment from Sojun Mel Weitsman in 2008. Bob is also authorized as a senior teacher of Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong by Master Hui Liu. He is the author of Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching and Zen and the Heart of Psychotherapy. Bob has been a Fulbright professor at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences in India, and director of the doctoral training program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He spends several months a year hiking in the Sierras and leads meditation and Qigong treks in the Himalayas of India and Nepal.